e-science


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e-science

An umbrella term for large-scale scientific projects that use grid computing and collaboration via the Internet with researchers and technicians worldwide. The term was coined in the U.K., which has several e-science centers throughout the country. See grid computing.
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BEHIND the E-Science Central project is Inkspot Science - a business formed to develop commercial opportunities for the scheme The company plans to set up a permanent office in Newcastle as it looks to become a multi-million-pound firm employing hundreds of people within five years.
Just take a look at the e-science initiatives now underway at several major universities, according to Tony Hey, corporate vice president for technical computing at Microsoft.
Software development teams at the Universities of Southampton, Edinburgh, and Manchester, UK, are understood to be developing Grid software as part of the UK's e-Science Core Programme.
The desire to develop state-of-the-art dose calculation methods in the shortest possible times has driven the collaboration between the clinically based radiotherapy physicists at Velindre Cancer Centre with the computer scientists at the Welsh e-Science Centre (WeSC).
The Grid is an pounds 8m software system being developed at Cardiff University's Wales e-science centre.
Contract awarded for 2016 school year, a small number of e-Science purchases Quote Announcements
Material is presented in sections on e-systems engineering, e-health and e-medicine, e-security and e-forensics, e-government systems and autonomic computing, e-learning, intelligent systems, e-science and technology, and e-business and management.
For a few years now, segments of the research library community have been carefully tracking the emergence of e-science and exploring its implications for the future of research libraries.
The awards will honour and promote the very best of e-content in the categories of e-government, e-entertainment, e-health, e-learning, e-science, e-inclusion, and e-business, e-culture, in addition to two new categories - e-banking and e-media - this year.
Expertise ranges across a broad range of academic disciplines, in science and other areas, from photonics, e-science and other communications technologies to criminal law and public health; from international relations and global economic conditions to bio-sciences and renewable energy.
E-commerce is just one sector that will benefit from improvements in infrastructure and a trans-sector approach to governance; e-government, e-health, e-education, social media and e-science are also important elements of a digital economy.
Contract award: BS 45/06/2015 - laboratory equipment for e-Science.